Scoop Blog Archive / October 2011

Viaduct for Dummies: Friday's 'Inconvenient' Viaduct Shutdown

Viaduct

Oh, WSDOT, you almost had me thinking you cared about my gut-gnawing, borderline obsessive worrying about the impending "Viaduct-pocolypse." Then today, in a WSDOT press release, comes this little masterpiece of understatement, from someone who might know better:

“We know the closure is an inconvenience for drivers, but the demolition work is a vital step in building a safer SR 99 through Seattle,” said state Transportation Secretary Paula Hammond. Read more »

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The Weekend Must List: Walk on the Viaduct and Get Hip to City Arts

MUST ART UP
City Arts Festival Read more »

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RedTri: Enjoy Fall Colors in Seattle Parks

While ours is a more muted display compared to New England, there’s plenty for the whole family to see here in the Northwest, including brilliant colors not only found on deciduous trees and shrubs but also grasses, meadows, berries and even still-in-bloom dahlias. You don’t have to venture far, as our local parks have lots to offer: Read more »

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Why the Best Friends Are Farmers...And Goats

Prepare to feel pangs of jealousy!

A girlfriend messaged yesterday to ask if I was free to accompany her to a unique fundraiser that night that her date was too sick to attend.

Not just any fundraiser, but a dinner at Western Bridge owners William and Ruth True’s house in Madison Park. Read more »

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Hey Marseilles Cleans Up Nice

Last year, our photographer Hayley Young photographed local band Hey Marseilles for a story in Performer magazine. Read more »

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